Help with Plumbago plant


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I planted a plumbago plant a year ago. In winter it went dormant. I pruned it in early spring and now I am waiting for a new growth but don't see anything but dead branches. I live in zone 8. Is my plant dead or I need to wait? Any advise would be appreciated.
 
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Give your plant more time Olga, it flowers late, and I`m sure you will see new growth when it is ready. Plumbago
(Ceratostigma) is really hardy, and I`m sure you won`t be disappointed :)
 
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Zone 8 is at the very edge of its growing zone. Did you have an especially cold winter? That could have done it in. Does it get lots of sun? It needs it. Still, i agree with @Tetters give it some time(y)
 
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If you had a hard freeze cut the plant to the ground if when you scratch the bark it is not green. It will come back from the roots.
 
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Give your plant more time Olga, it flowers late, and I`m sure you will see new growth when it is ready. Plumbago
(Ceratostigma) is really hardy, and I`m sure you won`t be disappointed :)

Thank you very much for your encouragement! I guess I have to be more patient. I hate to see this plant to go.
 
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Zone 8 is at the very edge of its growing zone. Did you have an especially cold winter? That could have done it in. Does it get lots of sun? It needs it. Still, i agree with @Tetters give it some time(y)

We did have couple of days of freeze in march. The plant gets afternoon sun.
 
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